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Southwire Production Supervisor in Youngsville, North Carolina

Production Supervisor

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Date: May 18, 2024

Location: Youngsville, NC, US, 27596

Company: Southwire Company LLC

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what’s possible?

Location: Youngsville, NC

Southwire Job Description

Southwire- Youngsville, is currently seeking an experienced Production Supervisor responsible for managing production, providing leadership to the manufacturing team, and facilitating the production process to ensure the achievement of all manufacturing objectives. This person works with the Production Leads, other members of management, and employees in their facility to oversee the production floor, manages the human capital plan, drives operational excellence, and directs capacity management.

Essential Job Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Manages daily operations to include delegation of work assignments

• Drives team goals and focuses on SQDCI. Takes ownership and pride of department

• Troubleshooting production problems (i.e., equipment, processes)

• Documents work performance and administers discipline

• Staffing control – manages vacations, leaves, job movements, to ensure adequate staffing levels

• Participates in interviews

• Ensures adherence to policies and procedures regarding non-conforming material

• Assists with capacity planning and new production development work

• Responsible for reducing cost and improving quality and on-time delivery

• Interacts with cross-functional teams, provides coaching and feedback

• Culture of Zero adherence in safety and quality

• Drives process improvement and 5S lean manufacturing principles

• Supports organizational changes positively through action and words

• Drives activities to increase employee morale and team spirit

• Identifies and corrects problems

• Timekeeping responsibilities (ADP)

Qualifications and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or in process; however, an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a production control/planning environment preferred.

  • Can do minimum manipulation of data in excel and formula creation, calculate percentages, percent difference and understand Pareto charts at a level to train and explain to others.

  • Proven experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in electrical CTO/ETO production.

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to effectively manage and motivate a diverse team.

  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and a proactive approach to continuous improvement.

  • Thorough understanding of production processes, quality standards, and safety regulations.

  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization.


Attracts Top Talent

Drives Results


Decision Quality

Financial Acumen

Communicates Effectively

Benefits We Offer:

  • 401k with Matching

  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision)

  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays

  • Long & Short-Term Disability

  • Supplemental Insurance Plans

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs

  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities

  • Parental Leave

  • & More

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Raleigh

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